SOURCE: Information Builders

Information Builders

May 24, 2016 08:37 ET

Information Builders' iWay Named Cloudera Certified Technology

iWay Big Data Integrator Streamlines Hadoop Implementations

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) - Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that its iWay Big Data Integrator (BDI) 1.2 is now certified on Cloudera Enterprise 5.7.

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News Facts 

  • Information Builders' iWay Big Data Integrator simplifies the creation and maintenance of data lakes. Its easy-to-use interface helps users quickly marshal native Hadoop resources to ingest and integrate a broad assortment of enterprise data. The combination of Cloudera Enterprise and iWay BDI provides an excellent architecture for sophisticated, high-value Hadoop integration
  • The Cloudera Certified Technology program makes choosing the right technology easier. Certified products have been tested and validated to work with Cloudera Enterprise, Cloudera's 100 percent open-source and enterprise-ready Apache Hadoop platform
  • Information Builders' iWay Big Data Integrator accesses data at any source, positions it into an optional data lake, cleanses it, and masters it -- all inside the cluster. This approach leverages Hadoop's power and speed, with Cloudera providing the complete architecture to speed time to value for Hadoop implementations 
  • Clusters that use Cloudera Enterprise in conjunction with Cloudera Certified Technologies operate at lower risk and at lower total cost of ownership

Key Benefits

  • iWay customers can get more data into the Cloudera platform and use Information Builders' tools to seamlessly glean value from those data sets
  • Additionally, Information Builders' WebFOCUS customers can effortlessly connect to Cloudera through the Impala SQL interface and create rich reports directly on the data, versus moving it to another data warehouse
  • Information Builders' iWay Big Data Integrator makes Cloudera solutions easy to deploy, fast and secure at the platform level

Tim Stevens, vice president of Business Development at Cloudera, said:
"Cloudera is dedicated to helping our clients make their Hadoop deployments as seamless and benefits-driven as possible, and our roster of industry-leading partners like Information Builders plays a big part in achieving this goal. The iWay Big Data Integrator is designed to natively exploit Cloudera Enterprise's functionality and scalability for a broad range of data integration and data quality use cases users, and we see a lot of benefit bringing this market-leading solution into our certified technology fold."

Gregory Dorman, general manager of iWay Software, Information Builders, said:
"The effective management of big data sets is a growing challenge across industries. Information Builders' and Cloudera's combined technologies help organizations ease the burden of big data management and enable customers to derive greater value from their Hadoop implementations."

About Information Builders
Information Builders provides solutions for business intelligence (BI), analytics, data integration, and data quality that help drive performance improvements, innovation, and value. Through one set of powerful products, we enable organizations to serve everyone -- analysts, non-technical users, even partners, customers, and citizens -- with better data and analytics. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched with thousands of organizations relying on us as their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with global offices, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.

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